News tagged with crime

Cybercrimes (via cell phones) up in 2011

Addicted as we are to our online life and our mobile devices, it's no surprise that a growing number of cyber-criminals are lurking out there with us.

May 16, 2012
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The economics of fear

When he worked in Africa, development economist Ariel BenYishay noticed small-scale entrepreneurs were often unable to grow their businesses beyond the initial stage, even when the opportunities were obvious.

Jun 30, 2014
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California smartphone 'kill switch' bill advances

On a second attempt, California lawmakers have advanced a bill that would require electronics manufacturers to install a shut-off function in all smartphones as a way to deter what one senator called a crime wave of thefts.

May 08, 2014
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